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Christopher Gimmer on Bootstrapping to $20k MRR in One Year

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Subscribe on iTunes Today, on the Early-Stage Founder Show, I’m talking with Christopher Gimmer, the co-founder and CEO of Snappa, a SaaS tool that lets marketers and entrepreneurs create graphics in seconds. Chris has only been in the startup world since 2014, but in that time he built a Bootstrap theme store up to $10k/mo in sales before selling it and bootstrapped his current...

Randy Rayess on Building a Startup by Scratching Your Own Itch

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Today, on the Early-Stage Founder Show, I’m talking with Randy Rayess, the Co-Founder of Outgrow, a growth marketing platform that enables marketers to build interactive content/tools to increase customer engagement and boost demand generation.  Outgrow is Randy’s second startup, and in our chat today we cover how the idea for Outgrow came from running his first startup...

Andrew Dymski on Becoming an Authority by Podcasting

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Today, on the Early-Stage Founder Show, I’m talking with Andrew Dymski, the CEO and Co-Founder at DoInbound, a company that provides the software, processes, and training to grow your inbound agency. I spoke with Andrew’s co-founder, Gray MacKenzie on Hubstaff’s Agency Advantage Podcast, and absolutely loved what they were doing to help agencies grow, but as I dug deeper it...

Kai Davis on Growing Your Startup With a Podcast Tour

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Today, I’m talking with Kai Davis, the founder of Double Your Audience, a consultancy that helps business owners manage their most valuable relationships, build new ones, and promote their business. In our chat, Kai shares how to grow your startup by going on a podcast tour. A lot of founders are wising up to the value of building their audience and authority by appearing on podcasts, but...

Drew Sanocki on The 3 Ways to Grow Your SaaS Startup

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Today, on the Early-Stage Founder Show, I’m talking with Drew Sanocki, the CMO of Teamwork, a SaaS company that creates business management apps to help streamline processes, connect with customers, and collaborate with your team. Soon after getting his MBA from Stanford, Drew founded an online design retailer and quickly grew it to a leader in the space. After eight profitable years of...

Pat Bhava on How to Break into the Challenging EdTech Market

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Today, I’m talking with Pat Bhava (LinkedIn), the Founder and CEO at PikMyKid, a technology company established with the goal of streamlining the student dismissal process in a safe, secure, and expeditious manner. Since launching in 2013, Pat’s team has grown and so has the product which now serves as a platform to make it easy for schools to connect with parents.  Pat and his...